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Category Archives: Laos

Teaching experiences in Laos

Two months have passed since I left Germany and said goodbye to my parents and friends for five months. A lot has happened since my „First Impressions“ blog post and I collected many new experiences while teaching and living in … Read more

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Letters from Laos – Hello, I’m Moukdala

 

Well, Hello everyone who is reading now. My name is Moukdala. I’m 26. I live with parents. My place is at a countryside. But i love it becuase it’s a quiet place. I graduated … Read more

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The origin of National Teachers’ Day in Laos – A journey into the past and a celebration in the present

Public holidays! For most people in the Western world, the deeper meaning of such a holiday is no longer present. To be honest, we usually simply enjoy the extra day off. Few holidays are really celebrated with a big party, … Read more

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Global Handwashing Day 2017

Global Handwashing Day in Laos

Washing hands is a privilege that should be accessible for everyone. But not everywhere is it normal to wash your hands with soap or even at all. To counteract this hygienic problem the Global Handwashing Read more

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“From Laos with love”: How to work with your Lao partner – new series by guest author Beate Pinisch

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” (Heraclitus)

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a new series about learning to work with Lao partners, 

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Lao lunch with new friends

During our first week at Ban Sikeud primary school in September, Hanna and I (Jessica) were invited by the school’s two English teachers, Ms Mittaphone “Mit” Sichampa and Ms Phovang “Noy” Inthavong, to prepare and have lunch together in … Read more

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